Kudos To HubPages | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Kudos To HubPages Anyone who has read my blog for very long knows that I am a strong advocate of article marketing. The benefits are simple: Free one-way links Enhanced reputation for the author New targeted traffic to your website And that’s just a start HubPages has done well to provide these benefits. But due to a recent Google algorithm change, which everyone has started calling Panda, HubPages has had to undergo some policy changes.

Content Marketing – What is it and How Does it Work for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

Content marketing includes writing articles, blog posts, guest posts on other blogs, articles and content for your website, creating videos, creating podcasts, press releases … anywhere you can create and publish content online. The benefit from content marketing is you can incorporate keywords relevant to what you want to be known for on the web into the content you create. Content Marketing.

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The Changing Face Of Article Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

» The Changing Face Of Article Marketing Article marketing is a mainstay of Internet marketing. It’s been around since the earliest days of the Internet and Web-savvy marketers have been very effective in using article marketing to drive traffic to their websites and in closing the sale. But recently, article marketing has taken a huge turn – for better and for the worse. Try HubPages, Google Knol, and Squidoo Lenses.

3 Reasons To Love Flickr Again

Small Business Mavericks

But if you aren’t using WordPress, or if you do other kinds of content marketing online using services like Squidoo and HubPages, then Flickr is still a great place to store and share photos. Social Media blogging Flickr photos videos yahoo Yahoo! has decided, after eight years, to spend some energy improving Flickr. This is great news. Specifically, there are three new improvements to Flickr that I think make it worth sharing photos (and videos) to again.

Revamping Old Content

Small Business Mavericks

Unloads Delicious Kudos To HubPages » Revamping Old Content About once a year or so you should go through your old content and update it. This includes your static content, blog content, and maybe even your social media content. About the Mavericks | Services | Social Media | Proffessional Speaking | Resources | Case Studies | Why Small Business Mavericks? About Us What’s a Maverick?

Go Beyond Blogging – Multi-Channel Marketing via Online Media

ProBlogger

The post Go Beyond Blogging – Multi-Channel Marketing via Online Media appeared first on ProBlogger. Every opportunity to enhance communication and reach out through various media should not be taken lightly. As part of the online marketing mix, blogging plays a significant role because right now much of the marketing effort still revolves around driving people to your web site. Quick advice: combine web publishing and other media to reach your audience.

25 Tips to Get Your Website to the Top – How to be #1 on Google!

Harp Interactive

The statistics confirm that search supremacy is critical if you want to compete in the crowded online market. Focus on getting in the first 5 results should be a priority and the resources devoted to this end will provide proportionately higher ROI than most other online marketing tools! This blog post assumes you understand basic SEO techniques or will hire professional search marketers to implement (who have done this for themselves).

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4 Old-Fashioned IM Strategies That Still Work

Small Business Mavericks

It may seem odd to call any Internet marketing strategy an “old-fashioned&# or “traditional&# strategy, but we are now over 20 years since the invention of the World Wide Web and commercial Internet marketing. Hare are 4 old-fashioned Internet marketing strategies that still have the power to work some magic. E-mail Marketing – E-mail marketing has been around for so long that it hardly seems just to say it’s new.

Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

Let’s focus on how to build backlinks other people use to point attention toward your website via blogs, articles, social media sites, and so on. The reason is that most powerhouse social media sites like Facebook and YouTube put a small piece of code called ‘the no follow’ tag into most areas of their site. But it’ s a fallacy that all social media sites have no-follows. Hubpages.

Facebook Page Promotion - OfflineOffline | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

The general consensus is that they make great marketing promos for businesses of any size. I would bet that you do most of it online through your other Internet marketing channels. These might include: Your website Twitter LinkedIn Social bookmarking HubPage or Squidoo Lens Facebook advertising Online display advertising Your blog Mobile phone apps The list could go on, I’m sure. But have you considered offline marketing? Offline marketing still works.

What Factors Affect Local Search Rankings? | Small Business Mavericks

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Does Size Really Matter?

Kikolani

Do you want lots of comments, bookmarks, and social shares? A recent example of lengthy writing is my post on boosting article marketing results with CommentLuv for the Famous Bloggers + Comluv blogging contest. Ezine, Bukisa, and GoArticles are just text whereas HubPages and Squidoo include photos and video. If that doesn’t work convince you, just consider the success of Social Media Examiner posts.

Should We Continue To Trust Google? | Small Business Mavericks

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I’ve already written about Google’s recent algorithm update that has resulted in many websites losing search rankings while benefiting WikiHow and eHow, both considered content farms by many SEOs and Internet marketers. I think the result, from a marketer’s perspective, is that Google’s attempt to kill content farms has failed. Because article marketing is one of the earliest and most time-honored Internet marketing strategies.

Fetching Friday – Share Your Choices for the Resources Mashup

Kikolani

Online Marketing. Social Media. Once you’ve registered and filled in your profile information (see step #3 on my hub about promoting HubPages using CommentLuv and use your blog URL & blog RSS feed in place of the HubPages URLs). Articles featured in the resources come primarily from people I interact with in the comments, and on the social networks.

Fetching Friday – Resources, Guest Blogging Contest & Rocket Timelapse

Kikolani

4 reasons to add a podcast to your blog – if only I could become comfortable with the sound of my own voice on recordings… Analyzing the value of a blog post – results of a succeful blog post in terms of social shares, new subscriptions, and conversions. 25 free marketing resources – search tools, reputation monitoring, design, flowcharts, and more. 75 big marketing ideas for small marketing budgets – tips applicable to businesses and blogs.

17 CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to Visit

Kikolani

I know that most of my readers are well aware of the reasons to love CommentLuv , including its great benefits to blog owners, readers, and especially commenters with the ability to promote blog posts and articles on article directories and networks such as HubPages, Squidoo, EzineArticles, & more. FamousBloggers is a great site to find lots of informative bloggers who know how to educate their readers on the art of blogging , social networking , and making money online.

Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs

Kikolani

What if you don’t own a blog, but you do write on sites such as HubPages, Squidoo, Bukisa, EzineArticles, GoArticles, or similar article networks and directories. Learn more on how to promote your article marketing strategy with CommentLuv links. So you could be reading a CommentLuv enabled blog about blogging , and find article links via CommentLuv about SEO, social media, and other related topics. Vacation Proofing Blogs and Social Networks.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, #FBCLContest Update & Funny Tennis

Kikolani

7 reasons NOT to do content marketing – no strategy, no consistency, and no advertising are just a few reasons. Pros and cons of outsourcing your social media marketing – I consider the cons more of considerations including ways to ease your worries. Do’s and don’ts of social media for business – nice infographic with important tips. Making Money Online / Online Marketing. Social Media.

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Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World

ProBlogger

This affected anyone who used article marketing as a way to build links and drive traffic to their websites, since article networks were hit the hardest , though some—like HubPages— regained their rankings in subsequent updates. Later, social networks like Digg, Last.fm, and others were affected as well. Complete your social network and forum profiles. Check out lists like the 202+ High Quality Internet Marketing PR3 – PR8 Blogs That Accept Guest Posts.

Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Roy ¬ Jeff Paul Scam #2902 January 23rd, 2009 at 9:41 pm It has been amazing to grow any business on the Internet, I need to market strategically to my customers, using a range for tools from content sharing to email marketing, search engine optimization, co-branding, ad buys, and more, to reach your target audience. Just created a new Hubpage. How NOT to use your Social Media Marketing Manager!

How Successful Blogging is Just Like Surviving Highschool

ProBlogger

You need to sacrifice a lot of your time, and use it for brainstorming, writing, editing, designing your website, marketing yourself and your blog, pitching for guest posts … the list goes on. There are loads of clubs/groups/courses/forums where bloggers, writers, business owners and the like can hang out and socialize in their own little space. We’ve all heard of social media, blog commenting, and building relationships.

Six Figure Writing: My Journey from English Failure to Blogging.

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Six Figure Writing: My Journey from English Failure to Blogging Success Six Figure Writing: My Journey from English Failure to Blogging Success Written by Glen, this post has 69 Comments I hope that my old English teacher is reading this post. The title is the most important part of your blog post as it gets shared on social media and helps feed readers decide whether a post is worth clicking through to read.

How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

A few years ago you could take a robotic approach to SEO, but the web is now far too social to rely on old tactics to help your website rank higher. For a lot of competitive keyphrases online you’ll also find popular blogs, forums and niche social networks ranking highly. For example, this site is “trying&# to rank for the phrase viral marketing. Congrats Reply Lenen says: March 2, 2010 at 9:23 pm Yes, don’t underestimate the power of social media.